Gallery: LEED Platinum Student Village Opens at Bastyr University

 
Passive solar design, large overhangs, and natural ventilation with operable windows all help to minimize energy use. They are complimented by radiant floor heating, ultra high efficiency gas boilers and water heaters, high r-value insulation, and high efficiency lighting systems with daylight controls.

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  1. Modular_Thailand December 22, 2010 at 2:03 am

    “…they’re also incredibly passionate about integrating green building and eco-friendly housing into daily campus life.”

    Excellent eco-ideas, today everyone has concerned about problem environment. The youth is important generation to keep the world going green forever.

    -Lifesbox-

  2. Holcim Awards December 21, 2010 at 2:25 pm

    This is a very nice project. Another great example of how simplicity and elegance can be a powerful design tool and create great architecture. Furthermore the focus on sustainability and the strategies employed are really excellent. Great building!
    This is a perfect project to submit to The Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction:
    http://on.fb.me/holcim-awards

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